What Orange Park - Fleming Island is like for active adults
Orange Park is a town of about 9,000 people that is 10-15 miles southwest of Jacksonville. The town is a suburb of Jacksonville as well as home to many retirees. The Orange Park area also commonly includes Green Cove Springs and Fleming Island, 2 very nice communities. There are several outstanding active adult communities in Orange Park like Eagle Harbor and Fleming Island Plantation (see link at top right, and also check out communities for Jacksonville).
Orange Park is a complete community with schools, parks, and shopping malls. Green Cove Springs is famous for its lovely downtown Walnut Street, home to a Christmas Parade (thanks to Connie Olson for Walnut Street photo above). The community of Eagle Harbor has a Golf Club and Waterfront Park that are 2 large recreational resources here.
There are active adult communities here (see link at top right). The median sale price was $169,000 in early 2014, according to Zillow.com. Homes in Eagle Park and Fleming Island Plantation can be much higher.
Orange Park and Fleming Island are great places to live, whether you are still working or totally retired. The water is all around, you are close to Jacksonville (but not too close) and its many cultural and sporting venues. The planned communities offer outstanding amenities and an active lifestyle.
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